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Address: 1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
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+1 847-249-1776
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has...

This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has over 100 rides and attractions.

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Flash Pass!

We visited Six Flags and learned very fast that the Flash Pass is worth every penny. We used the Gold level and it worked for every ride except Goliath. I HIGHLY recommend this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2014
Bryne V
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Evanston, Illinois
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Thornton, Colorado
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

I've traveled all over the country, visited 40+ theme parks and been on hundreds of rollercoasters. This park has several incredible and high caliber coasters and thrill rides. It is the cleanest theme park I've ever been to and they have friendly employees. We purchased the platinum level flash pass to be able to skip the lines and ride the... More 

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Roselle, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

We have had a blast this summer having purchased season passes to Six Flags! The water park was awesome. My kids just love all of the rides

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

We visited Six Flags and learned very fast that the Flash Pass is worth every penny. We used the Gold level and it worked for every ride except Goliath. I HIGHLY recommend this because you spend less time standing in lines and more time enjoying the park. I would also recommend renting a locker and buying the souvenir cup (free... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois
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221 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

We just went to our Six Flags annula Fright Fest and we had alot of fun. It was a bit cold, but I think that made alot of people stay home, so the lines were great. This park is very clean and well maintained! Their is plenty to do for the roller coster junkie, to the little kids to the... More 

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Paradise, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Six flags was fun but could not believe the cost for parking and the games looked old. Also some rides for younger kids but older than preschool kids would be nice.

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1 Thank Jamie D
Mt. Calvary, WI
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57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

Our family has visited Great America every summer for years. We had heard great things about Fright Fest and decided to give it a try this year. It was great! The park is transformed from its summer look to a delightfully creepy Halloween theme, starting with a giant King Kong clinging to the top of the Sky Tower as you... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

We always go to six flags for fright fest. It is a fun place to go to. The decorations are great, the workers dress up like zombies and walk around the park. Always a fun time at fright fest.

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Thank Bonnie J
Fishers, Indiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

We attended the FrightFest this year for the first time. If you haven't been it's really fun and I would recommend it. The decorations are really done well, all rides are renamed and themed, the shows are great, and the fall weather is perfect. The only issue is don't expect fall food to be available like caramel apples or anything... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa, United States
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14 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

Last week of June, we were looking for some family fun. We love going to Disney, so we thought we would get an Amusement Park fix with a quick trip to Six Flags. We live about 3 hours away. Booked a hotel and got a deal for tickets through Dunkin' Doughnuts (still overpriced). We we arrived we had to pay... More 

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HANOVER PARK
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

If looking for a day out, six flags could be a fun, but expensive day. A ticket is 65.00 to get in for most, cheaper for young kids or seniors. Parking is $25...crazy!! There are fun rollercoasters for all. But be prepared to wait at 1 hour or more for some. There are shows...a nice air conditioned place to cool... More 

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